A smart building is a building that uses automated programming and algorithms to control operational equipment such as HVAC, lighting, security, fire systems and any other systems in the building by using sensing equipment.
Uses of Blockchain in Facility Management *** This article was also feature on The New Deal blog on this link Advancement in technology has affected every facet of our society and has revolutionized industry in the past couple of centuries. Corporations are at the forefront of technological advancement and applications of [...]
The Need for More IT Expertise Among BAS Personnel The Building Automation System (BAS) is a fundamental component of the modern building. BASs are increasingly becoming a component in a buildingâ€™s local area network (LAN). However, BAS manufacturers and installers have not become sufficiently fluent with IT structures, security requirements, protocols [...]
Using the â€œInternet of Thingsâ€ to Improve Building Performance Our company has been using the â€œInternet of Thingsâ€ to help building owners and managers improve the performance of buildings for about 14 years.Â Over that time blogs, webinars, seminars and articles on the subject really caught my eye as they were few [...]
Can Smart Wearable Data be Used for Building Automation & Controls? Adoption of smart wearable devices by consumers has gained considerable traction over recent years and it appears this will increase into the foreseeable future. In the first quarter of 2016, shipment volumes of smart wearables increased over 65% over 2015. [...]
Pi Cubes & the Rapidly Changing Spectrum of HVAC Automation & Controls Automation has had a profound impact on virtually every sector of the economy. Organizations have sought to improve operational effectiveness by automating their core business processes. In the last 10-15 years, live data and analytics have allowed organizations to improve their [...]